# Define the term gearbox ratio.

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter 47, Problem 4RQ
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## Define the term gearbox ratio.

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To determine

The definition of the term gearbox ratio.

### Explanation of Solution

Gearbox is the set of gears. Gears are arranged in the pattern of gear train inside the gearbox. The gear train may be the; simple gear train, compound gear train, reverted gear train, planetary or epicyclic gear train.

The gearbox ratio is defined as the ratio of the angle of rotation of the steering wheel to the angle of rotation of the front wheel or front tires.

g.r= θ steering wheel θ tires                         g.r=Gearbox ratio                                                  θ

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